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Marcia MacNeil

Head of Communications

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Rodrigo Ordóñez

Communications Manager

Media contact – Africa

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Susan Otieno

Communications Specialist, Kenya

Media contact – Latin America

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Ricardo Curiel Martinez

Senior Communications Specialist for Latin America

Press releases

Cropping diversity, soil-enriching crops, and adding organic material to soils can boost food-crop yields for farmers who can’t apply fertilizer.

Press releases

Experts propose short-, medium- and long-term practical actions to respond to the looming global food crisis catalyzed by the Russia-Ukraine war.

Press releases

Regional CGIAR Initiative will improve the livelihoods of farmers, and the resilience and competitiveness of agrifood systems, in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Press releases

Researchers build on existing source-and-sink model to map complex interaction of traits that determine wheat yield throughout its growth cycle, as a guide for breeding and future research.

In the media

Source: Xinhua News (14 Jul 2022)

A letter of cooperation has been signed in China to signal the start of a new partnership aiming to meet the global challenge of climate change and ensure food security.

In the media

Source: The New York Times (27 Jun 2022)

Kevin Pixley, Director Genetic Resources Program and Deputy Director General Research – Breeding & Genetics (a.i.) at CIMMYT, quoted in a New York Times article about genome-editing technologies.

In the media

Source: The Guardian (12 Jun 2022)

CIMMYT scientists are using the biodiversity of forgotten wheat varieties from across the world to find those with heat- and drought-tolerant traits.

In the media

Source: Agrilinks (26 Apr 2022)

A change in policy by the Nepalese government in February 2022 opens up space for private seed companies to be involved in seed variety development, evaluation and distribution to farmers.